Opening: Thursday, February 7 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Anne’s current series of paintings is inspired by aerial views, satellite imagery, and the cosmos. Featuring abstract, colourful, textural canvases, the paintings depict imagined spaces inspired by real life imagery. Metallic paint causes images to appear to shift depending on how the light hits them, or where the viewer is standing. Show runs through May 1st, 2019.
Anne Cherubim is an abstract contemporary landscape painter. She works predominantly in acrylic. Her art is rooted in real life images and textures, with a modern abstraction, often in a limited colour palette. An underlying thread in much of her work is the environment, & stewardship of the planet. Anne’s other body of work is The Recycled Art Project, a series of limited edition digital paintings.
Her art is a reflection of contemporary art as portrayed by someone who is a product of a myriad of cultures: a Canadian girl, born of Sri Lankan parents, now residing in the US. This unique ‘lense’ through which she sees the world informs her work, undeniably. ‘Tolerance’ is the word we use to talk about being open to, and welcoming of, one another. Anne believes ’embrace’ is a much better word for talking about cultures, and the ways in which we can coexist. Art and music transcend language – among other barriers- and create commonalities, harmony. They are universals that can be appreciated no matter where you come from, or what language you speak. This is the type of experience Cherubim hopes that her art allows for.
Anne has enjoyed exhibiting her work locally and internationally. Her art has been displayed on billboards in Times Square, has been in print, has been written about in blogs, was exhibited in a castle in Italy, has been enlarged to 8 feet tall on display at BWI Airport, and been reviewed in the Washington Post. She currently resides with her husband and children in Maryland, is a Resident Artist at Artists & Makers in Rockville, MD, and a member of the Gaithersburg Artist Collective.
Her work can be seen at: www.cherubim-arts.com
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